Gennady Golovkin fought Canelo Alvarez for a third time but suffered another defeat via unanimous decision. The fight was deemed disappointing and could be the last big fight that the Kazakhstan fighter may ever get.

In an exclusive interview with PTV Sports, boxing analyst Ryan Songalia believes that GGG has nothing left to prove.

“There’s really nothing for him to prove anymore, he’s 40 he’s gonna be a future hall of famer he should be able to walk away at the summit of the sport with a big fight against Canelo Alvarez and a ton of money in his bank account,” Songalia opined.

Songalia also added that with nothing left to prove, Golovkin should seriously consider retirement. He pointed out how Triple G is a future Hall of Famer and someone who has already racked up big money – especially against Alvarez.

“I hope he retires, he’s getting from what I’ve read a minimum guarantee of $20 million and then of course there’s incentives for pay per view buys, things of that nature so I would just like to see him walk away, you know for a lot of boxers getting that big payday against a big star in boxing is the gold watch of the retirement move he’s got 3 of those kind of fights against Canelo Alvarez who is at this point of his career is the cash cow, so there’s nowhere else for him to go,” the scribe explained.

However in a report by Boxing News, Golovkin feels he can still go on and fight. He plans to move back down to 160 lbs. to defend his two titles.

While that may work, he is unlikely to get another big payday. His contract with DAZN is done and it is highly unlikely that the promotion will sign him for the same kind of money.

Canelo Alvarez, Gennady Golovkin
(R-L) Canelo Alvarez throws a punch at Gennady Golovkin during their WBC, WBA and IBF middleweight championship bout at T-Mobile Arena on September 16, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo: Al Bello/Getty Images

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